Information for Families
If you are looking for general Brandeis information directed toward family members, visit the Parent's Portal.
Brandeis families are invited to join the Brandeis University Parents & Families Facebook group to meet fellow Brandeisian families for questions, advice and new connections.
While in the area
Our hometown of Waltham, Massachusetts is an exciting city full of shops, restaurants and necessities. The Student Service Bureau (SSB) is your go-to place for awesome on-campus services such as care packages, laundry service, microfridge rentals and more. There are many local resources in the Greater Boston area.
The two hotels listed below have rooms blocked at a special rate for Brandeis Orientation. Be sure to mention "Brandeis Orientation" when calling to reserve a room.
If you prefer another hotel, there are several options in the Waltham area.
Boston Marriott, Newton
2345 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
August Orientation: $169/night (reserve by July 15, 2019)
January Orientation: $119/night (reserve by December 13, 2019)
550 Winter St.
Waltham, MA 02451
August Orientation: $159/night (reserve by TBD)
Embassy Suites hotel rate is $159/night (book by TBD)